Our mission is to make the Texas business climate the best in the world.

The Texas Association of Business is Texas’ leading employer organization. Representing companies from large multi-national corporations to small businesses in nearly every community of Texas, the Texas Association of Business works to improve the Texas business climate and to help make the state’s economy the strongest in the world. For more than 85 years, the Texas Association of Business has been on the front lines of the legislative, regulatory and judicial battlefields, fighting for every issue that impacts business to ensure that employers’ opinions are being heard.


Founded in 1894, McLane Company Inc. is a $48 billion supply chain services leader, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery, McLane Foodservice and wholly-owned subsidiary, Meadowbrook Meat Company, Inc., (MBM), operates 80 distribution centers across the U.S. and one of the nation’s largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 90,000 locations across the U.S. McLane provides alcoholic beverage distribution through its wholly owned subsidiaries, including McLane Beverage Distribution, Inc. to retailers across Colorado, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee – and is seeking a similar permit in its home state of Texas. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs more than 20,000 teammates.

Laws must be applied in a fair, consistent and legal manner.


For media or other inquiries related to this issue, please contact:

For the Texas Association of Business
Email: tabnews@txbiz.org
Phone: (512) 477-6721

For McLane Company
Email: Texans4Growth@McLaneCo.com
Phone: (254) 771-6165